Backed by Michael Cuddyer’s two-run homer in the first inning, Colon led 3-2 before Jonny Gomes’ seventh-inning homer just inside the left-field pole.
New York ace Masahiro Tanaka sparkled in his spring training debut, a Yankees’ 3-2 win over Atlanta Thursday night in which Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez was ejected after one pitch by his starter.
The Atlanta Braves were knocked out of the playoff race Sunday after a stunning late-season collapse, losing to Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets 10-2.
Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.
In this week’s That Thing You Missed comedian Will Ferrell explains how he’d update The Masters, a college coach reveals interesting new uni’s, a Braves’ opening day fail and watch a what happens when a wannabe mascot loses his cool.
Freddy Garcia bounced back from two rough outings, allowing two hits while pitching into the sixth inning Sunday as the Atlanta Braves beat a New York Mets’ split-squad 4-1 on Sunday.
Braves pitcher Kris Medlen left in the fourth inning with a strained forearm and the New York Mets went on to beat Atlanta 8-2 on Sunday.
Chipper Jones will be in St. Louis with the Braves playing the Cardinals this Sunday, but 9/11 won’t be far from his mind.
Baseball long ago opened the door to replay when it allowed reviews of whether a ball is a home run, including whether it is fair or foul. So it’s not a big leap to allow replay of, oh, I don’t know, PLAYS THAT DECIDE GAMES, like this one.
The future address of the slugging Mets right fielder is still very much up in the air. The question in my mind is, what if the Mets don’t get quality prospect offers for Carlos Beltran?
Teams are reticent to give up prospects, especially pitching prospects, and history has shown that rental players generally cost too much, especially blue chip rentals like Carlos Beltran.
The Los Angeles Dodgers will wear throwback uniforms honoring their Brooklyn roots for six games during the upcoming season.
Brian McCann drove in three runs with a homer and two doubles and Atlanta overcame starter Kris Medlen’s early exit to beat the New York Mets 8-3 Wednesday night.
Both at the plate and in the standings, the Atlanta Braves are squandering prime opportunities these days. Facing slumping New York Mets starter Mike Pelfrey may give them a great opportunity to regain their footing.
Francoeur hit a go-ahead solo home run in the ninth inning off Braves closer Billy Wagner and the New York Mets snapped a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday night.